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Headdress Ready to Rock

Hey happy festival people! The Headdress is done and ready to rock at Body & Soul! Friday morning, wait for a big announcement! And don’t forgot to come visit us if you’re at B&S and add your memory to the Maypole!

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Headdress nearly done!

Yesterday we finally got to spray-paint our lovely mannequin and headdress! Only 11 days to go until build at Body and Soul! Thanks to Sarah Heath for spray- paint guidance, a bumpy ride in a little van and letting us use for sun-trap garden, and to Ciaran Hickey for a lot of begrudging lifting 🙂

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Un Beau Refuge – 5 Weeks & Counting!

‘Un Beau Refuge’ is coming to Festival Francais, Portarlington. And its coming really soon! With the help of Rv. Leslie Stephenson, we have secured the French Church in Portarlington, the last in use Huguenot church in Ireland for the show. Un Beau Refuge opens on July 8th @ 6pm, with drinks, pretty pictures and opening […]

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Headdress Build and Upcoming Announcement

Memory Maypole is starting to look nearly finished. Thanks again to all our sponsors and to SVP and Dunne & Crescenzi for donating supplies to the headdress. Can’t wait for Body & Soul now Watch this space, big announcement coming soon!! X    

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Mannequin has arrived! 

Maypole News! Today is the end of our Fund It campaign. We reached our target and can’t express how much we appreciate your support. Special thanks to our funders: Rory Murphy, Caroline Quinn Whelan, Anne Blanchfield, Tara Blanchfield, Ciara Scanlan, MART Gallery, Lauren J Doherty, Kay Foley, Maria McGarry and Claire Hyland! A huge thanks […]

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Making the Memory Maypole in Laois! 

Construction on the Memory Maypole well underway! No injuries… Yet! If you wanna be a ray of sunshine and donate to our Fund It to bring Memory Maypole to Body and Soul go to http://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole. Thanks to everyone who’s helped out and donated so far X

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Memory Maypole already 1/3 funded! 

Already a third of our way funded for the Memory Maypole project! If you feel like pushing it past the half way point over this rainy bank holiday weekend go to http://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole And if you do, here’s an idea of the pretty prints you can pick as your reward!

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Memory Maypole LIVE on Fund It!

Whimsy & EYE’s Memory Maypole project is now live on Fund It. We’re looking to hit a very modest €300 target. If you wanna be a star and donate a few quid to the project go tohttp://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole. There some pretty tasty artsy rewards in store for our Fund It friends X

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More Fun News! – Rua Red Young Curators

That’s it! No more projects for Summer 2016! July is fully booked and I’ve a feeling this one might steal a whole load of my weekends 🙂 Last Saturday  I attended the first meeting of Rua Red’s Young Curators programme. Young Curators is an collaborative initiative where emerging curators come together to produce a visual […]

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Tommy Barr at Festival Francais

Exhibition news! On July 8th I will be presenting an exhibition by Tommy Barr at the Festival Francais Portarlington. Tommy’s show ‘Un Beau Refuge’ deals with the historical Huguenot influences in 5 key settlements in Ireland. The show will open in the French Church, Portarlington, Ireland’s last remaining active Huguenot church. Mr. Stephenson, the church’s […]